It was brilliant to see the RHS add two new commitments to its Sustainability Strategy targets, which was to become ‘climate positive by 2030’ and ‘biodiversity positive by 2025’. This means reducing animal products in the food and drink offered at cafes and at events.
Garden designer Cleve West raised the issue that RHS Chelsea should only serve vegan food to support the charity’s environmental and ethical aims.
It’s only right that a horticultural society should encourage plant-based eating. And it’s impressive that they listened to people challenging them and changed their manifesto accordingly.
I didn’t make it to RHS Chelsea this year due to work commitments, but I saw how hard the team worked at RHS Tatton this year – and they were amazing!
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